Home Improvement Articles

Opening up a Small Bathroom

Small bathrooms can be cozy, but many of us would still love to have a luxurious and spacious bathroom to relax in. Bathrooms are quite often one of the smallest rooms in the house and yet one of...

Easy Ways to Go Green at Home

You don't have to build your own solar-power station, or remodel your entire house, to go green. Even if you aren't rich enough to make huge changes in your home, you can still do things that will...

The Cottage Garden Way

The English cottage garden of the past was a world of color, flavor, taste and scent. Traditionally, the gardens were filled with every flower, tree, vine, rose, herb and vegetable one wanted to...

Create an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

The kitchen, for most families, is the epicenter of the house. We cook, eat and even entertain there. But kitchens are also the biggest energy eaters. Refrigerators are second to heating and...

Create your own cave-art murals

Perhaps you have a 'macho' little boy who likes all things primitive, and collects pterodactyls and dinosaurs. Or perhaps you just have a 'difficult' room that you don't know what to do with - it's...

Is Laminate Flooring a Good Choice for Your Home?

If you're having a new home built or are renovating your existing home, you may consider changing your flooring to laminate. Laminate floors are an economical and attractive alternative to...

Buying High-Quality Furniture Without Breaking Your Budget

Fine furniture costs big money, and in today's tight economy every dollar counts. When you're ready for new home decor consider replacing your old, high-quality furniture with secondhand furniture...

Reasons Why You Might Want to Get a Saltwater Swimming Pool

Having a backyard pool is one of the many pleasures of owning your own home. What better way is there to cool off on a hot summer day than to dip your feet into the crisp, clean water of your...

How to Shingle Your Roof

If you are a homeowner, then chances are that you need to repair your shingles now and again after a storm. If you are building your own home then you certainly need to have shingling done. Some...

Clever Storage Solutions for Halls

Is your entrance hall clean, tidy and clutter-free? Or, is it filled with coats, bags, keys, mail, and other clutter? Without effective storage solutions, the hallway can very quickly become a...

Selecting the Right Siding for Your Home

If you are seeking to improve the value of your home, there are few things you can do to increase the value of the home more than adding new siding. Siding also relieves you of much of the...

How to Replace Damaged Window Screening

Occasionally, window screens meet the unhappy fate of unsightly tears and holes. Replacing the damaged window screening rather than the entire screen can save you money. The cost of the repair is...

Artworks For Your Home: Budget-friendly Bright Ideas

No home is complete without some kind of art, even if it's only posters and mass-produced reproductions to brighten bare walls. It's possible to buy art inexpensively if you know how, or to create...

Successful Bidding at Antique Auctions

Antiques have been incredibly popular for a long time now. People love the idea of owning a piece of history. Sometimes people will want to buy antiques that remind them of their childhood; perhaps...

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